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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 5 Feb 2019

May an Employer Terminate a Disabled Employee for Excessive Absenteeism?

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently upheld a trial court decision in favor of JetBlue concerning the termination of a

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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 13 Dec 2016

EEOC Issues Guidance on Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace

Yesterday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a “resource document” to provide information to applicants and employees who suffer

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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 11 Sep 2015

Online retailers beware: ADA expansion to require enhanced web accessibility for disabled

Wheelchair ramps and accessible parking spaces soon may not be enough for retailers to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As

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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 7 Oct 2014

Court finds that a nail in the head is an ADA disability

In order to state a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a plaintiff must prove that (1) he was disabled within the meaning of the

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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 1 Apr 2014

Maryland expands workplace anti-discrimination law to cover transgender individuals

On March 27, 2014, the Maryland House of Delegates passed the Fairness to all Marylanders Act of 2014 (the Act), which expands upon Maryland's

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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 30 Jan 2014

Another ADA wake-up call: Fourth Circuit rules that a temporary impairment can be a disability

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently ruled that even a temporary impairment caused by an injury can constitute a disability

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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 13 Jan 2014

A temporary accommodation does not necessarily make it a reasonable accommodation

The United States District Court for the District of Columbia recently granted employers a victory under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 18 Sep 2013

ADA claims are back and on the rise

In 1990, Congress enacted Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") to eliminate barriers to disabled individuals' access to public

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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 30 May 2013

Maryland enacts law requiring reasonable accommodations for disabilities due to pregnancy

Maryland has enacted the "Reasonable Accommodations for Disabilities Due to Pregnancy Act," which becomes effective October 1, 2013. The Act is a

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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 12 Sep 2012

Seventh Circuit holds that ADA mandates reassignment of disabled employees to vacant positions unless employer can prove undue hardship

In a recent decision under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reversed a prior holding and held that the ADA mandates transfer of disabled workers to vacant positions for which they are qualified, absent undue hardship to the employer.

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